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Coors, Oregon, California, Pennsylvania and Kansas brewers take top honors at largest-ever World Beer Cup awards

By Alan J. Wax A small brewery in Oregon, a mid-sized California brewer and American beer giant Coors Brewing Co. each won top awards at the 2014 Brewers Association World Beer Cup awards, described by the group’s president as the … Continue reading

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Brewers Association, wary of decline in quality, urges homebrewers-turned-pro to boost quality control

By Alan J. Wax The Brewers Association (BA) says its concerned about declining quality of craft beer. Speaking on April 9 in Denver at the annual Craft Brewers Conference, BA director Paul Gatza said that while the number of breweries, … Continue reading

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Sips and nibbles at Brewers Association’s NYC SAVOR event

Two standout beers, Bell’s Raspberry Wild One and Schafly’s Single Malt Scottish Ale, made the event especially memorable along with some unique food pairings. Black dresses, kilts and top hat and tails. Judging by the crowds, SAVOR, the Brewers Association’s craft … Continue reading

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Ommegang, Brooklyn, Saranac team up to brew Savor commemorative beer

Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, Brooklyn Brewery and Saranac in Utica have teamed up to brew a New York collaboration beer for the Brewers Association’s Savor beer and food pairing event in New York City on June 14-15. Called New York Limited, the special … Continue reading

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Craft brewing industry defender award goes to Empire’s David Katleski

David Katleski, owner of Syracuse’s Empire Brewing Co. and the president of the New York State Brewers Association, received the Brewers Association’s F.X. Matt Defender of the Industry award the annual Craft Brewers Conference in Washington, D.C. The award, presented March 27 by Dick Cantwell, president … Continue reading

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Tickets to SAVOR beer and food event in NYC go on sale next month

Tickets to SAVOR 2013, the Brewers Association’s annual craft beer and food showcase to be held in New York City June 14-15, go on sale to the public April 17, the craft beer industry group announced. Members of the American Homebrewers … Continue reading

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Brewers Association Scherer Award Given to New Belgium’s Bouckaert

The Brewers Association, the trade group representing America’s independent brewers, gave its 2013 Russell Scherer Award for Innovation in Brewing to Peter Bouckaert, brewmaster at New Belgium Brewing Co., Fort Collins, Co. The award, presented March 27 at the BA’s … Continue reading

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Grätzer and Adambier new to Brewers Association’s Beer Style Guidelines

New beer style guidelines issued by the Brewers Association take note of two once-extinct beer styles, Adambier and  Grätzer, which have been revived by American craft brewers. The trade group also made technical adjustments to the guidelines, often used in … Continue reading

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NYC to host Brewers Association’s SAVOR craft beer, food pairing event

The American Brewers Association, the Boulder, Colo.-based craft beer industry’s trade association, is moving its annual craft beer and food pairing event to New York City in 2013, but for one year only. The event, called Savor: An American Craft … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for the GABF, other beer festivals in NYC, NJ, Long Island

The Great American Beer Festival, the granddaddy of American beer festivals, enters its fourth decade when the doors to Denver’s Colorado Convention Center on Oct. 11. The three-day event, which this year is expected to draw almost 50,000 attendees, brings … Continue reading

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